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Fragment of brocade in two parts

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Ground of white silk, woven with thin strips of silver, on which are bunches of flowers woven with red, pink, yellow, blue, bright green and black silk, strips of silver gilt and silk wound with silver gilt and little cords of yellow silk.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor of J. Pallotti

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales

French or Italian, 18th century

Dimensions

Overall (a): 16.1 x 17.1 cm (6 5/16 x 6 3/4 in.) Other (b): 14.8 x 10.5 cm (5 13/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

85.313a-b

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles